SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

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SEASON STATISTICS: 1947-48

SATURDAY 23rd AUGUST 1947

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Short, Ainsley 2)

LEICESTER CITY 1 (Griffiths)

Attendance: 26,519

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Heaton

Leicester City team: Calvert, Frame, Harrison. J, Harrison. W, Griffiths, Lee, Adam, Haines, Revie, Hernon, Smith

Referee: unknown


WEDNESDAY 27th AUGUST 1947

BARNSLEY 3 (Morris 2, Smith)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 23,440

Barnsley team: unknown

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 30th AUGUST 1947

SOUTHAMPTON 1 (Bradley)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Smith og, Wakefield)

Attendance: 21,023

Southampton team: Stansbridge, Ramsey, Rochford, Smith, Webber, Mallett, Grant, Curtis, Lewis, Bradley, Rudkin

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Short, Wakefield, Hindle, Heaton

Referee: unknown


WEDNESDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 1947 

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Wakefield, 9', 43', Short, ??', Cochrane, ??')

BARNSLEY 1 (Kelly)

Attendance: 36,501

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Barnsley team: unknown

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 6th SEPTEMBER 1947

FULHAM 3 (Beasley, Thomas. S, Shepherd)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Short, Wakefield)

Attendance: 26,247

Fulham team: Hinton, Bacuzzi, Freeman, Quested, Watson, Taylor, Thomas. S, Thomas. R, McGibbon, Beasley, Shepherd 

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown 


WEDNESDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 5 (Short, Powell 3, Heaton pen)

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 0

Attendance: 29,396

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Plymouth Argyle team: Shortt, Ratcliffe, Jones. P, Jones. L, Pengelly, Rundle, Rawlings, Murphy, Thomas, Knight, Strauss

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 1947 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Powell 2)

COVENTRY CITY 1 (Dearson)

Attendance: 30,462

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Coventry City team: Wood, Barratt, Elliott, Mason. D, Cox, Smith, Ashall, Simpson, Roberts, Lowrie, Dearson

Referee: unknown


WEDNESDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 1947

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 1 (Strauss, 28')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 21,126

Plymouth Argyle team: Shortt, Ratcliffe, Jones. P, Boyd, Pengelly, Rundle, Jones. L, Hall, Edds, Davies, Strauss

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 1947 

NEWCASTLE UNITED 4 (Stobbart, Hair, Shackleton 2)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wakefield, Cochrane)

Attendance: 57,275

Newcastle United team: Garbutt, Corbett, Cowell, Brennan, Woodburn, Harvey, Hair, Milburn, Bentley, Shackleton, Stobbart

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Note: After the game, Cornelius Martin collapsed in the bath with suspected appendicitis.

Referee: unknown

 

SATURDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 1947 

LEEDS UNITED 0

BIRMINGHAM CITY 1 (Trigg)

Attendance: 37,135

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Short, Wakefield, Hindle, Heaton

Birmingham City team: Merrick, Duckhouse, Green, Harris, McDonnell, Mitchell, Goodwin, McIntosh, Trigg, Bodle, Edwards 

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 4th OCTOBER 1947 

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 3 (Lunn 2, Elliott)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Heaton, 87', Wakefield, 90')

Attendance: 30,479

West Bromwich Albion team: Sanders, Pemberton, Kinsell, Ryan, Gripton, Millard. Elliott, Drury, Clarke, Lunn, Hodgetts

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Ingham, Kirby, Grainger, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 11th OCTOBER 1947  

LEEDS UNITED 0

DONCASTER ROVERS 0 

Attendance: 34,775

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Doncaster Rovers team: Ferguson, Swallow, Wooldridge, Wands, Bycroft, McFarlane, Kirkaldie, Thompson, Marriott, Todd, Livesey

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 18th OCTOBER 1947

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1 (Johnston)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 22,380

Nottingham Forest team: Walker, Thomas, Hutchinson, Barks, Blagg, Simpson, Kaile, Scott, Johnston, Edwards, Lee

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Kirby, Cochrane, Short, Wakefield, Martin, Heaton

Referee: Pikett. C


SATURDAY 25th OCTOBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wakefield 2)

BRADFORD PARK AVENUE 0

Attendance: 31,532

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Martin, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Grainger

Bradford Park Avenue team: unknown

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 1st NOVEMBER 1947 

CARDIFF CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 36,851

Cardiff City team: unknown

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Willingham, Martin, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 8th NOVEMBER 1947 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wakefield 2)

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 2 (Quigley 2)

Attendance: 32,547

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Willingham, Martin, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Grainger

Sheffield Wednesday team: Morton, Westlake, Swift, Witcomb, Turton, Cockroft, Marriott, Quigley, Ward, Froggatt, Woodhead

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 15th NOVEMBER 1947  

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3 (Burgess, Baily, Duquemin)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Cochrane pen)

Attendance: 41,563

Tottenham Hotspur team: Ditchburn, Tickridge, Buckingham, Nicholson, Woodward, Burgess, Cox, Baily, Duquemin, Bennett, Stevens

Missed penalty: Duquemin

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Henry, Martin, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Powell 2)

MILLWALL 1 (Mansfield)

Attendance: 24,160

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Milburn, Hodgkinson, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Windle

Millwall team: Bumstead, Bradley, Tyler, Davies, McMillen, Brown, Jones, Hurrell, Sutcliffe, Jinks, Mansfield

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 29th NOVEMBER 1947 

CHESTERFIELD 3 (Marron 2, Machent)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 15,501

Chesterfield team: Middleton, Watson, Kirkman, Goodfellow, Booker, Robinson, Hudson, Machent, Marron, Capel, Roberts

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 6th DECEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Short, Martin)

WEST HAM UNITED 1 (Wright)

Attendance: 21,866

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Bullions, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

West Ham United team: Gregory, Yeomanson, Forde, Corbett, Banner, Walker, Woodgate, Parsons, Wilson, Wright, Wood

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 13th DECEMBER 1947 

BURY 1 (Kilshaw)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Wakefield)

Attendance: 13,104

Bury team: unknown

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Bullions, Holley, Kirby, Powell, Short, Wakefield, Martin, Heaton

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 20th DECEMBER 1947  

LEICESTER CITY 2 (Griffiths, Lee)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 22,252

Leicester City team: Bradley, Harrison. J, Jelly, Harrison. W, King, Griffiths, Lee, Adam, Iggleden, Hernon, Smith

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Bullions, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown


FRIDAY 26th DECEMBER 1947 

LEEDS UNITED 0

LUTON TOWN 2 (O'Brien, Billington)

Attendance: 28,597

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Hindle, Windle

Luton Town team: unknown

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 27th DECEMBER 1947 

LUTON TOWN 6 (Goalscorers unknown)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Cochrane)

Attendance: 16,964

Luton Town team: unknown

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, Holley, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Morton, Martin, Hindle

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 3rd JANUARY 1948 

LEEDS UNITED 0

SOUTHAMPTON 0

Attendance: 23,794

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Hindle

Southampton team: Black, Ramsey, Ellerington, Smith, Webber, Mallett, Day, Curtis, Wayman, Bates, Wrigglesworth

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 17th JANUARY 1948 

LEEDS UNITED 0

FULHAM 1 (Stevens)

Attendance: 29,640

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Fulham team: Hinton, Freeman, Bacuzzi, Quested, Taylor, Beasley, Thomas. S, Thomas. R, Stevens, Ayres, Edwards

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 24th JANUARY 1948

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Cochrane, Wakefield 2)

NEWCASTLE UNITED 1 (Milburn, 10')

Attendance: 30,367

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Newcastle United team: Garbutt, Craig, Brennan, Fraser, Dodgin, Harvey, Pearson, McCall, Milburn, Shackleton, Stobbart

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 31st JANUARY 1948 

COVENTRY CITY 1 (Dearson)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wakefield 2)

Attendance: 22,269

Coventry City team: Wood, Barratt, Dobbs, Mason. D, Snape, Mason. G, Smith, Lockhart, Simpson, Roberts, Dearson

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle 

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 14th FEBRUARY 1948

BIRMINGHAM CITY 5 (Laing, 5' ??, Stewart 2, Dorman)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Chisholm, 90')

Attendance: 39,955

Birmingham City team: Merricl, Green, Jennings, Harris, Duckhouse, Mitchell, Stewart, Dorman, Trigg, Bodle, Laing

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: Womersley. C

                                                                 

SATURDAY 21st FEBRUARY 1948

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Hindle, Pemberton og, Chisholm)

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1 (Rowley)

Attendance: 22,333

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

West Bromwich Albion team: Heath, Pemberton, Kinsell, Millard, Vernon, Evans, Gordon, McKennan, Walsh, Finch, Rowley 

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 28th FEBRUARY 1948

DONCASTER ROVERS 3 (Todd, 21', 24', Bennett, 50')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 26,569

Doncaster Rovers team: Hardwick, Tomlinson, Hodgson, Stirland, Archer, Squires, Tindill, Lowes, Bennett, Todd, Calverley 

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 6th MARCH 1948

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Powell, Wakefield)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 2 (Edwards, Johnston)

Attendance: 27,018

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Nottingham Forest team: unknown

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 13th MARCH 1948

BRADFORD PARK AVENUE 3 (Ainsley 3)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Powell, 6')

Attendance: 21,060

Bradford Park Avenue team:

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, Martin, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 20th MARCH 1948

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Chisholm 2, Powell, Short)

CARDIFF CITY 0

Attendance: 34,276

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Martin, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Short, Chisholm, Hindle 

Cardiff City team: Canning, Lever, Sherwood, Stiffall, Stansfield, Baker, Gibson, Ress, Hullett, Blair, Wardle

Referee: unknown


FRIDAY 26th MARCH 1948 

BRENTFORD 3 (Girling, Gibbons 2)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 30,538

Brentford team: Crozier, McDonald, Gorman, Nelson, Chisholm. J, Manley, Buchanan, Gibbons, Monk, Blakeman, Girling

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Martin, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Wakefield, Powell, Short, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 27th MARCH 1948

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 3 (Jordan, Quigley 2)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Short)

Attendance: 38,736

Sheffield Wednesday team: Smith, Westlake, Swift, Witcomb, Turton, Cockroft, Marriott, Quigley, Jordan, Froggatt, Tomlinson

Missed penalty: Westlake (saved by Twomey)

Leeds United team: Twomey, Dunn, Martin, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Wakefield, Powell, Short, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown


MONDAY 29th MARCH 1948 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Bannister, 30' pen)

BRENTFORD 1 (Dawson, 26')

Attendance: 26,775

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Dunn, Bannister, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Short, Chisholm, Hindle

Brentford team: Crozier, McDonald, Gorman, Nelson, Chisholm. J, Manley, Buchanan, Dawson, Gibbons, Blakeman, Girling

Referee: Porter. N


SATURDAY 3rd APRIL 1948 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Wakefield)

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3 (Rundle, Baily, Flint)

Attendance: 24,891

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Tottenham Hotspur team: Ditchburn, Tickridge, Buckingham, Nicholson, Woodward, Bennett, Cox, Jordan, Rundle, Baily, Flint

Referee: unknown 


SATURDAY 10th APRIL 1948 

MILLWALL 1 (Fisher pen)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Chisholm)

Attendance: 21,426

Millwall team: Finlayson, Evans, Fisher, Kelly, McMillen, Brown, Johnson, Hurrell, Sutcliffe, Simmonds, Mansfield 

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 17th APRIL 1948

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Hindle, 42', Chisholm, Wakefield)

CHESTERFIELD 0

Attendance: 28,794

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Chesterfield team: Middleton, Milburn, Kirkman, Holmes, Booker, Robinson, Hill, Goodfellow, Bradshaw, Capel, Roberts

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 24th APRIL 1948 

WEST HAM UNITED 2 (Woodgate, Parsons)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Chisholm)

Attendance: 13,594

West Ham United team: Gregory, Yeomanson, Forde, Corbett, Walker, Moroney, Woodgate, Parsons, Stephens, Wade, Bainbridge

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 1st MAY 1948 

LEEDS UNITED 5 (Wakefield 3, Cochrane 2)

BURY 1 (Goalscorer unknown)

Attendance: 17,573

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Heaton 

Bury team: unknown

Referee: unknown

SATURDAY 10th JANUARY 1948

FA CUP ROUND 3

BLACKPOOL 4 (Dick, McIntosh 2, Mortensen)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 28,500

Blackpool team: Robinson, Shimwell, Suart, Johnston, Hayward, Kelly, Matthews, Mortensen, McIntosh, Dick, Munro

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Holley, Wakefield, Hindle

Referee: unknown

P W D L F A PTS
Birmingham City 42 22 15 5 55 24 59
Newcastle United 42 24 8 10 72 41 56
Southampton 42 21 10 11 71 53 52
Sheffield Wednesday 42 20 11 11 66 53 51
Cardiff City 42 18 11 13 61 58 47
West Ham United 42 16 14 12 55 53 46
West Bromwich Albion 42 18 9 15 63 58 45
Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 14 13 56 43 44
Leicester City 42 16 11 15 60 57 43
Coventry City 42 14 13 15 59 52 41
Fulham 42 15 10 17 47 46 40
Barnsley 42 15 10 17 62 64 40
Luton Town 42 14 12 16 56 59 40
Bradford Park Avenue 42 16 8 18 68 72 40
Brentford 42 13 14 15 44 61 40
Chesterfield 42 16 7 19 54 55 39
Plymouth Argyle 42 9 20 13 40 58 38
LEEDS UNITED 42 14 8 20 62 72 36
Nottingham Forest 42 12 11 19 54 60 35
Bury 42 9 16 17 58 68 34
Doncaster Rovers 42 9 11 22 40 66 29
Millwall 42 9 11 22 44 74 29